Girl Rising is a film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Here, watch Suma's story of being bonded into labor at age 6 and how she now uses her hard-won education to help free other girls. Meet acclaimed author Manjushree Thapa who wrote Suma's story for the film, and learn about the devastating practice of "kamlari," or bonded labor that is, in effect, modern day slavery. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary) Topics: SOC, SOC.LP, LP, C3, Video, Education -- Women -- Nepal
This Islamic text shows 1000 acts of Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). It contains different situations i.e. waking up, going to the bathroom, performing ablutions, using sewak, wearing shoes, wearing clothes, going out and coming back home, going to the mosque, athan, iqama, praying at night and post-prayer sunnahs. Topics: REL, C3, Islam — Doctrines
The story of Mr. Plumbean, who stands up for the right to express himself through the colors on his unusual house. "My house is me and I am in it," he replies. "My house is where I like to be and it looks like all my dreams." Suggested Level: EE (Early Education) Topics: LIT, EE, LIT.EE, C3, Video, Individualism -- Juvenile fiction, Expression -- Juvenile fiction
Developed by J. D. Alexander, this picture dictionary provides a quick reference and communication tool for teachers greeting immigrant children who speak little English. Each page includes a clear photograph or illustration captioned in both English and Spanish. Terms are selected to meet the immediate needs of the classroom, and are divided into sections: classroom objects, places in the school, parts of the body, feelings, family, and common verbs needed in school (such as read, listen, line... Topics: Spanish, Health -- Dictionaries -- English language, Health -- Dictionaries -- Spanish langugage,...
The story of a young princess that learns that looks aren't everything with the help of a dragon, a shallow prince and a paper bag. Suggested Level: EE (Early Education) Topics: LIT, LIT.EE, EE, C3, Video, Short stories, Princesses -- Juvenile fiction, Dragons -- Juvenile...
A textbook meant to translate the older language of the US constitution into easy-to-understand concepts. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary) Topics: POL. POL.US, US, Textbooks, manuals, etc., United States. Constitution
A textbook designed to seperate fictional views of America (from popular culture) from the reality. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary) Topics: SOC, SOC.US, US, Textbooks, manuals, etc., Popular culture — United States
A pamphlet introducing the PEPFAR (President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) initiatives. Suggested Level: PR (Professional) Topics: HEA, HEA.PR, PR, Textbooks, manuals, etc., AIDS (Disease) — Prevention, AIDS (Disease) -- Africa
A textbook designed to teach students how to retrieve, write, edit and publish their own stories. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary) Topics: SOC, SOC.US, US, Textbooks, manuals, etc., Journalism -- Textbooks
A pamphlet designed to help school start a Model United Nations club where students learn about the diplomatic process and international relations. Suggested Level: LS (Lower Secondary) Topics: LEA, LEA.LS, LS, C3, Textbooks, Manuals, etc., Model United Nations
A pamplet outlining the basic ideas behind freedom of expression in the United States. Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary) Topics: POL, POL.UP, UP, Textbooks, manuals, etc., C3, Freedom of expression -- United States
A short pamphlet about OERs (Open Educational Resources), where to find them and how to use them. Suggested Level: PR (Professional) Topics: TEC, TEC.PR, PR, C3, Textbooks, manuals, etc., Open access publishing, Electronic publishing
A textbook designed for teaching conversational aspects of English to those learning English as an additional language. Suggested Level: LS (Lower Secondary) Topics: LAN, LAN.LS, LS, Textbooks, manuals, etc., English language — Spoken English
The profile of a Chinese anti-domestic violence organization called Anti-Domestic Violence Network as its members discuss how to prevent domestic violence. Suggested Level: LS (Lower Secondary) Topics: SOC, SOC.LS, LS, Textbooks, manuals, etc., Family violence -- China, Family violence — Prevention
An introductory pamphlet about Boston, Massachusetts (where OLE is based). Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary) Topics: GEO, GEO.UP, UP, C3, Handbooks, manuals, etc., Boston (Mass.) — Description and travel